German Chancellor Angela Merkel will continue to try to establish an honest and constructive dialogue with Russia and personally President Vladimir Putin, despite their differences. This was stated by the official representative of the Cabinet of Germany Steffen Seibert.
on the Eve of the Russian Ambassador Sergey Nechayev was summoned to the German foreign Ministry in connection with the case of cyber attacks on the Bundestag in 2015. However, today the official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Germany Maria Adebahr said that a formal call was: Nechaeva just invited for a talk. He met with Secretary of state, the conversation was confidential, reports “Interfax”. “A formal challenge to Russian Ambassador over the last few years”, she said.
Also Maria Adebahr said that the investigation into the murder in the Tiergarten not yet completed, so to talk about new sanctions against Moscow would be speculation. She noted that Russia still has not made a substantial contribution to the investigation. The case is under the control of the Prosecutor General.
Also, Adebar said that Berlin may adopt new sanctions against Russia in connection with cyber attacks on the Bundestag. The case authorities are considering in the context of murder in the Tiergarten, which had previously expelled two employees of the Russian Embassy.
August 23, 2019 in Berlin was killed by a Georgian citizen Zelimkhan khangoshvili. On suspicion in murder was detained a Russian citizen.